DevOps Engineer

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Donovan

DevOps Engineer


DevOps Engineer needed for s multinational consultancy based in Nottingham who operate in the Financial Services, Commodities, Retail, Healthcare, Public Sector and Technology & Media sectors. They build large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world's most high-profile organisations.

The sucessful DevOps Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity with strong career progression but also because they give you the following benefits:

  • £50,000 - £70,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday
  • 5% flexi-benefit (can be taken as additional salary)
  • Pension Plan
  • Group Life Insurance (4 x Salary)
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Career Progression
  • Access to leading technologies

This is a hands on, client-facing role, offering the opportunity to be involved in full development life cycle.
What you need to be the successful DevOps Engineer:

  • Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments.
  • In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills including use of a scripting language such as Python or Ruby, proficiency with shell scripting (e.g. BASH)
  • In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Ansible, Terraform, Cobbler, Puppet, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Foreman)
  • Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.)
  • Exposure to continuous integration and build tools (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity).
  • Use of source code version control (e.g. git, subversion).
  • Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills with a bias towards RedHat Enterprise Linux versions 6 and 7.
  • Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture including performance tuning applications, infrastructure and databases.
  • Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB).
  • Good understanding of infrastructure and application security including Cross Site Scripting attacks and SQL injection attacks and the use of a WAF. Understanding of OWASP objectives and requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as AWS, VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack. Experience with building systems in an autoscaling environment including Self-Healing systems

It would also be great if the DevOps Engineer had:

  • Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment.
  • Software development experience.
  • Experience of application servers such as WebSphere, WebLogic or JBOSS.
  • Experience of Microsoft .NET technologies and Windows system administration.
  • Experience with planning for Disaster Recovery.
  • Exposure to ITIL.

This is a fantcais opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to prgress their career to the next level.. If you are interested please apply as soon as pssible as this position will go quickly so don't miss out!

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